Business Counseling Series

The Women’s Business Center is here to help you grow your business. We have multiple options to help you get what you need for your business at any stage.

WBC Ignite: Individual Counseling

Schedule a WBC Ignite session with us so we can see where you are in your business goals. Whether you only have a dream to be an entrepreneur or you have an established business, we will figure out what you need and how the Women’s Business Center can help.

SBDC/Score Small Business Counseling

The WBC collaborates with the local Small Business Development Center and SCORE Business Counseling. The one-on-one meetings are held at the WBC and provide guidance and resources to help owners navigate through business decisions. The advisors offer expertise in a variety of fields and industries.

Business Finance Counseling

Starting a business and need to learn more about budgeting? How can you get personal credit in order to obtain further financing?

The WBC offers free credit counseling. Small business have the same issues as families – pressing financial demands, limited funds, and ineffective planning or budgeting. With attending this session you can learn how to fix it. These sessions are held in a small group setting.

Free Business Law Advice

The WBC collaborates with The WNY Law Center’s Small Business Legal Clinic for Free Business Law Advice. The one-on-one meetings are held at the WBC and provide free legal services for entrepreneurs and small businesses.  No registration or appointment is necessary. Walk-in’s, taken as a first come, first served basis. No eligibility requirements – ALL ARE WELCOME.

Sessions will be held on the second Wednesday of every month, from 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm.

Areas of advice include: Business Formation, Business Taxation, Buying or Selling a Business, Closing a Business, Commercial Real Estate Leases, Contracts, Employees & Independent Contractors, Insurance, Intellectual Property, Licenses, Permits, and Zoning. *Advice cannot be given for any matters relating to lawsuits.

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